Dec 02, 2019 5:31 PM

County closes part of Watkins Road for culvert work

Posted Dec 02, 2019 5:31 PM


Saline County on Monday closed part of Watkins Road for crossroad culvert work.


According to information from the Saline County Road and Bridge Department, Watkins Road between Gerrard Road and Tressin Road will be closed Monday and Tuesday so that a crossroad culvert can be replaced. The completion of the project by Tuesday is dependent on the weather, the information noted.


Motorists are advised to allow a few extra minutes of travel time to reach their destinations. Local and emergency traffic will be provided access to private property within the sections of closed road at all times but only from the half mile side upon which the property lies.

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Dec 02, 2019 5:31 PM
Police: Missing Inman man found safe



Andrus photo courtesy Inman Police


MCPHERSON COUNTY — A missing man from Inman, the subject of a statewide Silver Alert has been found and is safe.


The Inman Police Department reported that 70-year-old Richard W. Andrus was located safely overnight in Rice County


Authorities released no additional details.


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MCPHERSON COUNTY – The Inman Police Department requested that the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) issue a statewide Silver Alert for a missing Inman man.

 

The whereabouts of Richard W. Andrus, 70, are unknown, and the public’s assistance is requested to help locate him.


Andrus is a 70-year-old white male, 5 ft. 11 in., 193 lbs. He is bald and has blue eyes. Andrus was last seen wearing a green jacket and jeans. He was last known to be driving a red 2013 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, with Vietnam Veteran tag 5123, heading in an unknown direction. Last point of contact with Andrus was at his home in Inman, Kan. at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1.


Andrus did possibly use his credit card at a Casey’s convenience store in Ellsworth, Kan. on Sunday evening. He does suffer from dementia. If you see Richard Andrus, or his vehicle, please immediately call 620-245-1266.